Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train

Cheap train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

Cheapest

69

Average

82

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:45AMUnion Station4h43 12:28PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
691One-way
Cheapest
05:50PMUnion Station4h16 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
691One-way
Cheapest
04:00PMUnion Station6h06 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
691One-way
2nd Cheapest
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
881One-way
02:15PMUnion Station4h18 07:33PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
961One-way

Train schedule from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, June 27
06:45AMUnion Station4h43 12:28PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
02:15PMUnion Station4h18 07:33PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
04:00PMUnion Station6h06 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
05:50PMUnion Station4h16 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Showing times and prices for Jun 27

Fastest Journey

4 h 16 m

Average

6 h 37 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

326 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Chicago for Ann Arbor, MI every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:50PMUnion Station4h16 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
691One-way
2nd Fastest
02:15PMUnion Station4h18 07:33PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
961One-way
06:45AMUnion Station4h43 12:28PMAnn Arbor Station
0 transfers
691One-way
04:00PMUnion Station6h06 11:06PMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
691One-way
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 transfer
881One-way

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Overview: Train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

distanceDistance202 miles (326 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI cover the 202 miles (326 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $59 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€40).

Train companies: Amtrak from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI trains

You can travel by train to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago with Amtrak for as low as $45 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 24 min
  • Average Price: $45
  • Amtrak frequency: 2 a day

Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor city is a famous city in the state of Michigan amongst travelers who love artwork and culture. The existence of an excellent transport network facilitates the easy movement of travelers from Chicago to Ann Arbor. The distance from Chicago to Ann Arbor is about 202 miles (325 kilometers), and there are numerous transport options between the two cities, including planes, buses, and trains. Flying is the fastest medium of transport though it is costly for budget-conscious travelers, who also have to worry about security and delays. The best and most cost-effective transport option to consider is to book a train from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor have been renovated to provide a comfortable ride. Travelers have access to facilities such as free WiFi Internet access that will enable them to watch their favorite movies or catch up on emails. Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor provide transportation services daily, and travelers should book their tickets in advance to avoid paying an extra fee.

Which train companies travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor?

Currently, Amtrak is the only company providing train services along the Chicago-Ann Arbor route. Passengers can check for ticket information from the Omio website to determine the timetable and plan their journey. Amtrak provides luxury and fast speed trains that ensure that travelers reach their destination in good time. The company has various stations across numerous cities in the United States, ensuring travelers reach their destination conveniently. Amtrak has first-class trains with facilities such as restrooms and WiFi, among other services. Low budget travelers can also access cheaper trains that move across the Chicago-Ann Arbor route daily. Travelers who have a tight budget should ensure they book their tickets early to avoid the last-minute rush and save money.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Ann Arbor

A train from Chicago to Ann Arbor takes an average of 4.5 hours, including connections. However, Amtrak also provide high-speed trains that offer direct trips to Ann Arbor, taking a few hours. Passengers wishing to board the high-speed trains pay relatively higher to access the luxuries services provided in these coaches. The minimum duration taken by the fastest train is 4 hours, so more than doable for a weekend away.

How many trains are there from Chicago to Ann Arbor

On average, there are three trips for a train from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Travelers can choose the traveling schedule that suits their needs. Many passengers travel during the weekdays as compared to weekends. The first train departs from the Chicago Union Station at 7:20 a.m. and takes about four and a half hours to reach its destination. The last Amtrak train leaves the station at around 7.00.p.m. During the weekends, the Amtrak train provides one trip per day for travelers.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor

Departure station: The departure station for trains taking this route is Chicago Union Station at 225 S Canal St, Chicago. Union Station comprises a state of the art building, with numerous shops, parking facilities, and a spacious waiting area. Passengers can book their tickets from the ticket vending machines found within the station. The station also has escalators and a help desk for travelers who need assistance. There are numerous hotels and restaurants located near this train station. Passengers with limited mobility can request assistance from the highly trained personnel. There are special facilities installed to aid disabled travelers to enjoy their experience at this station. The Chicago Union Station is located 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) from the city center, so is highly accessible. Passengers from the city center can choose to use public transport or private means. Some numerous local buses and taxis ensure timely movement of travelers to the Union Station of Chicago. Passengers with light luggage can also walk from the city center to the station. The average time to reach the station from the city center by bus is under ten minutes.

Arrival station: Passengers traveling by train from Chicago to Ann Arbor arrive at 325 Depot St, Ann Arbor's main station. Travelers coming from Ann Arbor city center to this station can board public service buses and take about five minutes to reach the station. There are also numerous taxis for hire for travelers with heavy luggage that need to be more comfortable while traveling to the train station. The station has highly trained personnel that assist travelers who need directions. Passengers have access to facilities such as shops and restrooms provided at the station. There are ticket vending machines and washrooms for passengers. The station also offers a free parking facility for travelers.

Travel Tips: Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Travel by train to Ann Arbor, MI easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago for as low as $45 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $59 (€53)  for a train ticket from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.
The Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train distance is approximately 202 miles (326 km).
While the time it takes to travel 202 miles (326 km) from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train journey time is on average 4 h 16 min.
When taking a train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI, you can count on Amtrak for the best way to get you to Ann Arbor, MI. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Amtrak. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Chicago for Ann Arbor, MI is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI at 11: 45 AM   or take the last train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI leaving at 10: 50 PM. Look for the latest Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
If you purchase the Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $59 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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